November | December 2008

November | December 2008

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COVER STORY

View From the Bench

Feature

Is This Any Way To March?

Feature

On the Money

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COVER STORY

View From the Bench

U.S. federal judge and conservative icon Laurence Silberman ’57 has no shortage of opinions—including those about his alma mater.

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Feature

Is This Any Way To March?

Yes, if you’re part of the Dartmouth band, which for decades has been stepping to the beat of an unabashedly irreverent tradition.

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Feature

On the Money

Economics professor David Blanchflower, better known as the “guru of happiness,” moves markets as a member of England’s powerful Monetary Policy Committee.

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FACULTY

Seeing and Believing

In a world where digital images aren’t always as they seem, computer science professor Hany Farid is in great demand.

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STUDENT LIFE

Everybody In!

Sooner or later every student makes a splash—by having to comply with the swimming requirement, a tradition many would like to see sink.

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BIG PICTURE

Lapland

Older alums may recall taking their swim test—a phys ed requirement for graduation—in the old Spaulding Pool, which was built in 1932. Its windows are now gone, but the test, somewhat inexplicably, remains.

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PERSONAL HISTORY

A Vicious Cycle

A Dartmouth student comes to terms with life-threatening urges.

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TRIBUTE

Luck of the Draw

Friends and fellow players remember card master Chip Reese ’73, a poker legend right out of an Elmore Leonard novel.

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ON THE JOB

The Whistleblower

Every fall, business law professor Darryll Lewis ’75 leaves his classroom to teach NFL players a few lessons—on the field.

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CONTINUING ED

Alvin H. Warren ’91

On serving his pueblo—and all of New Mexico

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